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Occupying a restored colonial house in the cultural heart of Paraty, Pousada Literaria embodies the rich heritage of arts in the region, and is equally charming as the churches and squares that surround it.
There are just 23 rooms at this boutique hotel, all designed to reflect the arts and culture in Paraty, with a contemporary twist throughout. En suites, Natura amenities as well as all the other mod cons expected are available, so as to make a stay here as comfortable as possible. The Master Suite boasts a jacuzzi bath, whilst the Paraty Suite is the largest accommodation of the hotel, with some seriously distinguished architects and designers having renovated the room, making it a pretty hip room to settle into.
Dining at Pousada Literaria is a relaxed affair, with the request of eating anywhere at any time happily catered for. Both local and international cuisine is available, but being located in the historic heart of Paraty, there are plenty of restaurants nearby too, so guests will be spoilt for choice. Breakfast will always be served at the hotel, to be taken by the pool, or on the balcony, and in true Brazilian style, to be enjoyed at any time of day.
For the ultimate relaxation, the central area of the hotel houses a swimming pool, bar, dry sauna, massage room and shower room. If a long day of exploring has caused aching feet, this is most definitely the place to come and unwind. With a private collection of books and DVD's available in the library too, snuggling up and getting stuck into a good story the perfect way to relax.
The hotel is located close to the ocean, and some of the regions beautiful waterfalls, and so if a slightly more energetic day of exploration appeals, these are some of the top spots to visit. A birdwatching picnic, as well as hiring any of the hotels private fleet of boats can be arranged for those wanting to discover the natural beauty of the surrounding area.
The Fazenda Murycana organic herb garden is nearby, and upon arrival guests can choose which herbs they would like to take home with them. At checkout, a bag according to your checklist of wishes is supplied to take.
Ollie, Original Traveller